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Durkin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Duarcáin ‘son of Duarcán’, a byname representing a diminutive of duairc ‘surly’. Polish: from Russian Durkin, from durak ‘fool’, ‘idiot’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Durnin, Dunkin, Murrin, Duffin, Duskin, Gurkin, Durkan, Durgin, Dulin

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Durkin Family Origin

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Durkin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Going To School

    11%
  • Fireman Gwr

    6%
  • Forman Gwr

    6%

In 1881, the most common Durkin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Durkin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Durkin family was Forman Gwr. Farmer, Going To School and Fireman Gwr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durkin.

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Durkin Life Expectancy

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